CW054 is similar looking to
C. spectabilis has a longer head and snout. Placed
in Lineage 9, the "short-snouted"
species with the designated type species: C. punctatus.
A revision and description in the future would constitute
the resurrection of the genus name Hoplosopma
(Agassiz, 1846). Aquarium care: This
is akin to most of this genus, very peaceful, and
would be best housed with small to medium tank mates
such as Tetras, Rasboras and Danios or in a species
tank for breeding purposes. Diet:
A good quality flake food and tablet food for adults
with sporadic feedings of frozen or live food will
keep your Corydoras in good health.
Bolivia; Rio Itenez drainage.
Male: 6.5 cm (2½ins)
Female: 7.0cm (2¾ins)
Ian A. M. Fuller &
Hans-Georg Evers (2011). Identifying Corydoradinae
Catfish Supplement 1. Ian Fuller Enterprises. Alexandrou, Markos & Taylor, Martin.
(2011). Evolution, ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae